Highest Paid IPL Player 2019 – In India cricket is treated as a religion, so here all the Indians eagerly waited for the big season of IPL. This year IPL was organized a bit early due to the election and world cup in 2019.
Highest Paid IPL Player 2019
So coming directly to IPL 2019, this year’s auction was taken place a bit early on 18th of December 2018 due to the above 2 reason which I have discussed already. This year’s auction was not like previous year where the teams are reformed totally except some 2 to 3 players. So, in last year some big players are bought in high price and becomes the highest paid IPL player.
But This year all the teams released fewer players from their squad for the auction. That’s why the bidding price is not high this year. But still, like every year some youngsters are bought at a huge price which is out of our imagination and becomes the highest paid IPL player 2019.
So here we have listed some highest paid IPL player 2019 for the sake of our readers.
Who is the highest paid player in IPL?
Obviously, there is no doubt on it, it’s Virat Kohli who was bought by RCB many years back at a price of 17 Crore. But keeping previous years records aside if we consider only this year’s players who were bought in 2019 IPL auction, then there are total 8 players who are registered their names on our list of highest paid IPL player 2019.
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So, without wasting your time let’s move on directly to our top 8 highest paid IPL player 2019.
Most Expensive IPL Player 2019
1) Jaydev Unadkat – (8.4 Crore – Rajasthan Royals)
Yes, you read it correct! this player who surprised everyone in last year auction with the position of 2nd most expensive IPL player with a bidding price of 11.5 crores by Rajasthan Royals was bought again by the same team at a price of Rs. 8.4 crore and becomes the joint holder of most expensive IPL player 2019. Due to his aggressive bowling attack and batting skills in death overs, Unadkat becomes IPL 12 costly player 2019.
2) Varun Chakravarthy – (8.4 Crore – Kings XI Punjab)
The most surprising buy of IPL 12 was Varun Chakravarthy who was sold for a whopping price of Rs. 8.4 crore. This young spinner of Tamilnadu becomes the joint highest paid IPL player 2019 as he grabs the bidders attention in the Tamil Nadu premier league where he bowled at an economy rate of 4.7 in the tournament. Because of his spectacular performance, this young sensation of India becomes 2nd in our top 8 list of most expensive IPL player 2019.
3) Sam Curran – (7.2 Crore – Kings XI Punjab)
This young 20-year-old allrounder of England becomes the 3rd highest bidding player in IPL 2019. This youngster 1st grab the attention of franchise owners in England’s home test series win against India earlier this year. Where he scored a half-century and took 4 wickets for the win of England. The base price of Sam Curran was 2 crore but an intense bidding war between franchises makes him place a spot in our top 8 IPL costliest player 2019.
4) Colin Ingram – (6.4 Crore – Delhi Capitals)
The South African batsman played for Delhi before in 2011, when Delhi was called as Delhi Daredevils. But this year they changed their name to Delhi Capitals. This player was favourite among franchises due to his extraordinary talent and becomes the highest paid IPL player 2019 just behind Sam Curran among highest paid foreign players.
5) Carlos Brathwaite – (5 Crore – Kolkata Knight Riders)
The King of Knight “Kolkata Knight Riders” bought this west indies all-rounder with a whopping price of Rs. 5 crores. Before the auction, Carlos Brathwaite was a hot fovourite for the franchises due to his swashbuckling all-rounder performances in near past. At a base price of 75 Lakh, Brathwaite was sold to KKR at a price of Rs. 5 crores and becomes 5th in the top 8 most expensive IPL player 2019.
6) Axer Patel – (5 Crore – Delhi Capitals)
This Indian all-rounder was sold to Delhi Capitals at a price of Rs. 5 crores whose base price was 1 crore. Axer is the only player who was retained by KXIP last year but released by Punjab ahead of this years IPL. Axer has represented India in 38 ODI’s and 11 T20’s. He is 6th in our top 8 list of IPL 12 costly player 2019.
7) Mohit Sharma – (5 Crore – Chennai Super Kings)
This Indian medium-fast bowler bought by Chennai Super Kings at a whopping price of Rs. 5 crore which is a lot more than his base price 50 Lakh. Mohit was last played for India in 2015 but still, he is the most dangerous bowler in death over because of his slow bowling skills. That’s why MS Dhoni show faith on him and he becomes 7th on our list of highest paid IPL player 2019.
8) Shivam Dube – (5 Crore – Royal Challengers Bangalore)
The last but not the least, Shivam Dube – The man in the form, who hit 5 consecutive sixes twice in Ranji Trophy was sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore at a price Rs. 5 cores which is a way more than his base price of Rs. 20 Lakh. There was intense bidding seen to buy the hard hitter in the IPL auction 2019.
So all the eyes are on Shivam Dube. Can he repeat those 5 consecutive sixes again in IPL 2019? What do you think? Give your views in the comment box below.
So these are those players who are now the highest bidding player in IPL 2019 and also they will be on the list of highest paid IPL player 2019.